“To experience that and go through something so horrific from our point of view, and to be able to have someone who is so stable, and so consistent and nurturing, that's what I got from her,” Blackamore said of Poole. “It changed my life.” … [Read more...] about After 40 kids, longtime St. Paul foster mom ready for more
Choosing to be a stay at home mom
Bird, who is a blogger and lives in Alpine, told the dispatcher during the January 28 call that her husband was away for work and her four other children - one of whom had a broken leg - were asleep. … [Read more...] about Desperate mom-of-five calls 911 at 2am because she couldn’t feed her six-week-old daughter – and police officers turn up to deliver a gallon of milk and baby formula
"They pay their hard-earned money to come and watch you home and away and they want to see fully-committed performances because when you pull that shirt on they expect - and I expect it from my players every time they put that Sheffield United shirt on. … [Read more...] about Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder ignoring Europe talk but certain club will stay up
After almost four months at the unit, Connor seemed calmer and was looking forward to returning home for good (a meeting had been planned to discuss this). Richard asked to visit him on the evening of 3 July 2013 (Connor had to consent, because he was 18). “He was very excited, gabbling, so I said, ‘Should I come round and see you?’ And he was like, ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.’” But when Connor handed the phone back to the nurse, she said no, Connor didn’t want him to come. He is still exasperated talking about it today. “I said, ‘I can hear him saying yes, I’m coming round’ and thankfully I did. Because that was the last time I saw him.” … [Read more...] about ‘We never thought he wouldn’t come home’: why did our son, Connor Sparrowhawk, die?
In a statement sent out on Saturday morning, the royal court said, “The queen has been taken to hospital late last night. The queen has had a cold for a time and was hit during Friday evening of dizziness. The queen is still in hospital for observation and sampling and feels well under the circumstances.” … [Read more...] about Sweden’s Queen Silvia, 73, Returns Home for Christmas After Spending Two Nights in the Hospital
Fiscal support will be key to slowing the rate of fall, but if supply chains remain discombobulated and consumers stay home for an extended period, the private sector must pitch in. Unfortunately many conservative executives are still hoarding capital in cheap deposit accounts where negative rates don’t apply. Ministry of Commerce data showed non-financial corporations held $7 trillion in liquid assets, including $1.8 trillion in cash and deposits, by the end of September. That money could be put to better use, but getting it into the system could mean forcing banks to charge fees for those deposits, or even tax them. That might be less unpopular than a prolonged recession. … [Read more...] about Breakingviews – Japan’s frail economy will struggle to fight virus